Stop right now. Stop thinking I’m a genius. This idea was not mine. I altered it and made it to what I think is better, and you know I’m always right. So I guess you can still think of me as a genius. And worship me. Wow, that was a bold statement. I’m kidding about that. We all know I’m just a single female with crazy hormones who needs a chocolate fix regularly. Thank god for google which led me to Paleo Perfectly who answered my prayers for an easy, delicious chocolate cake on a Sunday afternoon, hungover, while alone at my house.

Let’s talk about girl things. If you didn’t know by now, I’m a female….a super single female to be exact. I make that clear in about….every blog post. But here’s my issue. I dress in spandex EVERY DAY. And I wear a headband EVERY DAY. It’s my job. I coach then I workout. Hard life. But I tend to lose my femininity. So what did I do this week?! I got my hair did. Oh yes I did! My amazing friend Baylee from Rebel Salon did a fantastic job, adding multiple colors and layers. I know you all care so much about this and all, but I had to tell you.

So you know what I did with my new hair-do? I styled it, put on a dress that becomes shorter with every step, AND added a pair of boots to the mix. I proceeded to add strong drinks, drinks meaning shots, and found my way to the dancefloor at Blake Street Tavern. The whole plan of this night was to look cute enough to get a number, hopefully by a sober male who loves CrossFit, is hilarious, and loves paleo baked goods. Let’s be realistic, that failed. I was flailing across the dancefloor with all couples. I looked cool, real cool.

To sum up this night, I don’t like drinking. The cleaner I eat, the less I drink, the more my body hates when I do mean things to it. So to recover from poisoning my body, I made paleo cake in a mug, watched ‘Chopped’ on my computer, and curled up in my bed trying not to vomit. Thank goodness for being single. When you’re single, you can make yourself paleo cake in a mug, on a Sunday afternoon, and no one can tell you any different. You can sport headbands, spandex, and an uncomfortable odor that no one in the room will talk about, and that’s cool! And you can flail across the dancefloor, never getting hit on, and that’s perfect. Being single is so fantastic.

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Paleo Chocolate Cake in a Mug

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  1. Add all ingredients to a mug.
  2. Mix all ingredients well with a spoon.
  3. Microwave for 2 minutes.
  4. Consume.

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  1. Charly says:

    Fan. Freaking. Tastic.
    Thank you for this.

  2. Lynne says:

    Im still inventing pancakes lol….just found this after making a coconut flour, egg, agave, almond butter, coco powder and water (man was it thick) pancake. Tasted like german chocolate brownies..I semi thawed some frozen strawberries and them blended them ..poured on top of pancakes…ohhhhh lord!. Bet this cake would be yumo with strawberry topping…Trying this next!

  3. Elizabeth says:

    This is the first time I’ve seen this website but this is the 3rd recipe I found for paleo chocolate mug cake and hands down this the best! Definitely enough for 2!

  4. Sarah says:

    Can you substitute walnut oil for something else. I have an allergy to walnuts.

    1. juli says:

      you could use coconut oil!

  5. Maiya says:

    Just did a calorie check on this recipe and it is a whooping 569 calorie little cake. It sure tastes delicious but it certainly could and has replaced some of my meals because it is so filling. I’m thinking of adding applesauce instead of the walnut/ coconut oil because that is what adds so many calories to this dessert.

  6. Gabe says:

    Totally dried out and not worth the huge number of calories and ingredients

  7. Tara says:

    Too dry & tasted awful. Threw it away!

  8. Liudmila says:

    It was amazing! You made my day! Perfect morning is a guarantee of a perfect day! Yahoos!!!????❤️????????????

  9. Robin Caldwell says:

    We are doing a kitchen remodel and I will be without an oven for a few weeks. I was craving something sweet to I Googled microwave mug cake. I tried one of the conventional recipes. It was NOT good. Fortunately I had a little bit of vanilla ice cream left and that made it palatable. Then I purposely searched for YOUR recipe that my daughter and I had made several years ago. I will start gathering the ingredients (I think I have them all) to make your excellent microwave mug cake.